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The Portable Walt Whitman

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A comprehensive collection of Whitman's most beloved works of poetry, prose, and short stories When Walt Whitman self-published Leaves of Grass in 1855 it was a slim volume of twelve poems and he was a journalist and poet from Long Island, little-known but full of ambition and poetic fire. To give a new voice to the new nation shaken by civil war, he spent his entire life revising and adding to the work, but his initial act of bravado in answering Ralph Waldo Emerson's call for a national poet has made Whitman the ...

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The Portable Walt Whitman
2003, Penguin Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780142437681

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Portable Walt Whitman
1985, Random House Value Publishing, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780517478592

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The Portable Walt Whitman
1974, Viking Books

ISBN-13: 9780670010783

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The Portable Walt Whitman
1955, Viking

ISBN-13: 9780670010110


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